Netanyahu: Israel Will Settle Accounts With Murderers
Bibi vowed to implement new measures to restore quite in Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to implement new measures to bring quiet to Israeli cities amid a wave of terror attacks.
“Israel will come to settle accounts with the murderers and those who want to kill, and anyone who helps them. Not only won’t they have any rights, but we will extract the full price from them,” Netanyahu said Tuesday afternoon during an address in Knesset marking the 14th anniversary of the assassination of government minister Rehavam Zeevi. He briefly left an emergency Security Cabinet meeting at which the measures were being discussed to speak to the Knesset.
Israeli media reported Tuesday evening that the government will send Israeli soldiers to support police forces in cities that have been hit with terror attacks.
During the day, three Israelis were killed and more than 20 injured in terror attacks in Jerusalem and the central Israeli city of Raanana. Two Palestinian assailants also were killed.
Netanyahu in his Knesset address called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to “Stop lying, stop inciting. A true leader must demonstrate responsibility.”
“Do not turn murderers into heroes,” Netanyahu said.
Netanyahu also addressed Arab citizens of Israel.
“Do not be misled by agitators who want to ignite the fire in the country. We live together. We believe in coexistence. It is very easy to unravel the threads that bind us to one another. Do not be tempted to do so,” he said.
He also called on Israeli citizens not to carry out revenge attacks.
“Israeli citizens must not
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